Definitions of pickerel
  1. noun
    any of several North American species of small pike
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    Esox niger, chain pickerel, chain pike
    common in quiet waters of eastern United States
    Esox americanus, barred pickerel, redfin pickerel
    small but gamy pickerel of Atlantic coastal states
    type of:
    any of several elongate long-snouted freshwater game and food fishes widely distributed in cooler parts of the northern hemisphere
  2. noun
    flesh of young or small pike
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    type of:
    highly valued northern freshwater fish with lean flesh
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